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Doyle speaks to Title IX policy, response

By Hanna Stasiuk – 56 mins ago

[Trigger warning: mention of suicides, sexual violence] About a year ago, Alexia Garcia ’18 stumbled upon the book “Campus Sex/Campus Security” and chose to read it during lapses in her…

Lovejoy discusses biodiversity in conference keynote

By Steven Huynh – 4 hours ago

Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, known as the “godfather” of biodiversity, argues that the world nears an environmental tipping point—launching us into an age in which humans will likely become extinct. Vassar…

Stevenson gives Crego Lecture on gender and economy

By Dylan Smith – 4 hours ago

Labor Economist Betsey Stevenson came to Vassar on Friday, April 21 to give the Economics Department’s annual Crego Lecture. Titled “Our Changing Lives: Work, Family, and Policy in a time…

Updates from the VSA April 27, 2017

By Calvin Lamothe – 4 hours ago

Annual Budgeting, Special Purpose Fund Freeze, Last Meeting of the 2016-17 Senate Annual Budgeting is underway for the 2017- 18 year. This year’s VSA Senate will vote on the 2017-18…

MfA President ponders STEM education crisis, solutions

By Steven Huynh – 1 week ago

Sponsored by the Math Department, President of Math for America (MfA) John Ewing gave a lecture this past Thursday, contemplating whether the United States is undergoing an education crisis, whether…

Vassar launches second ‘What Happens Here’ survey

By Hanna Stasiuk – 1 week ago

[Trigger warning: discussion of sexual assault.] Last week, Vassar students received an email inviting them to participate in the “What Happens Here” survey. As the survey website explains, “[This study]…

News Briefs April 20, 2017

By Dylan Smith – 1 week ago

Turkey passes government reform The Turkish government held a referendum on Sunday, April 17, voting to grant Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan increased executive powers. Touted as governmental reform aimed…